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CanTalk Magazine Mockup 1080CanTalk is our free magazine offered to all those affected by cancer,  including family/whānau, friends and anyone interested in reading current articles on cancer survivorship issues. 

CanTalk covers current topics of interest such as survival and coping skills, patients' experiences, nutrition information, recipes, and current CanSupport programmes available. 

 

Read our current issue online or see the articles below.

To read past issues, visit the archive here

 

Please note some of the information in this magazine refers to material from other sources. The views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of the Cancer Society of New Zealand. 

 

 

 

Trouble sleeping? Here are our tips for quality rest

Trouble sleeping? Here are our tips for quality rest

Difficulty getting to sleep, and sleep problems are common for people with cancer. If you’re having trouble getting to sleep, here’s a few things that can help...

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Brain tumours: symptoms, causes, and treatments

Brain tumours: symptoms, causes, and treatments

The terms brain cancer or brain tumour cover a large number of different types of tumours.

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Home visitors: volunteer patient support service

Home visitors: volunteer patient support service

Home visitors are dedicated volunteers who provide practical, emotional or social support for people with cancer and their families/whānau/aiga

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Living well with cancer: eating well

Living well with cancer: eating well

One of our most popular and widely used booklets has a brand new look as well as updated and expanded information.

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Nutritional needs during cancer treatment

Nutritional needs during cancer treatment

Emma Norman, Oncology and Haematology Dietitian at Wellington Hospital, gives her tips for choosing good food and drink for people affected by cancer.

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Exercise at home

Exercise at home

Exercise is a great immune booster. Moving your body in any way you can is a very powerful tool.

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Read the full issue - CanTalk Autumn 2020

Read the full issue - CanTalk Autumn 2020

Read the online flipbook version of the CanTalk - Autumn 2020 here!

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Being a supporter for someone with cancer

Being a supporter for someone with cancer

Supporting someone going through cancer can be a very positive experience.

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CAR T-cell cancer therapy trial at Malaghan Institute

CAR T-cell cancer therapy trial at Malaghan Institute

The Malaghan Institute and Wellington Hospital have commenced a phase 1 third-generation CAR T-cell therapy trial called ENABLE.

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Q & A with Katherine Downs: Life, family, and cancer

Q & A with Katherine Downs: Life, family, and cancer

Katherine Downs is the wife and caregiver of author and comedian, David Downs. We asked for her advice on managing life, family, and cancer.

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Self support and self care by Celia Kennedy

Self support and self care by Celia Kennedy

Celia Kennedy is a counsellor and healing practitioner specialising in intuitive counselling and support.

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Top tips from other supporters

Top tips from other supporters

Ten tips that other carers found helpful while supporting someone through their cancer journey.

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Encourage - Share - Hope: Nelson Carers Group

Encourage - Share - Hope: Nelson Carers Group

“When Bill was diagnosed with aggressive malignant Melanoma my world turned upside down..."

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Hospitality at Ora Toa, Tiaki nga whānau

Hospitality at Ora Toa, Tiaki nga whānau

Cancer Society recently enjoyed wonderful hospitality at the Ora Toa cancer group, Tiaki nga whānau.

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CanTalk Archive

CanTalk Archive

View the past issues of CanTalk here

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